Greener Pastures

Runyon III, Robert M.; Rybny, C. Scott
December 2009
Best's Review;Dec2009, Vol. 110 Issue 8, p98
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the increasing consumer demand for green construction of residential homes in the U.S. It notes that federal, local and state governments are encouraging the development of environmentally friendly buildings either through incentives or building codes that impose heightened requirements for energy efficiency. It mentions the challenges for insurers to offer policies tailored to the risks associated with buildings that incorporate sustainable and energy-efficient materials.


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